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people

noun plural

Synonyms and Antonyms of people

  1. 1 human beings in general despite the horrors she witnessed, Anne Frank never lost her faith in people Synonyms of people folks, humanity, humankind, public, species, world Words Related to people community, society; crowd, masses, mob, populace, proletariat, rabble, rabblement, riffraff

  2. 2 the body of the community as contrasted with the elite tensions mounted until the people rose up in rebellion Synonyms of people commoners, commons, crowd, herd, hoi polloi, millions, mob, multitude, mass, plebeians, plebs, populace, public, rank and fileWords Related to people cattle, proletariat, rabble, rabblement, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff, rout, scum, tag, rag, and bobtail (or tagrag and bobtail), trash, unwashed; bourgeoisie, middle classNear Antonyms of people gentility, gentlefolk (also gentlefolks), gentry, haute monde, nobility, patriciate, peerage, quality, royalty, societyAntonyms of people A-list, aristocracy, best, choice, corps d'elite, cream, elect, elite, fat, flower, pick, pink, pride, upper crust

  3. 3 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor introduced my new boyfriend to my people Synonyms of people blood, clan, folks, house, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, line, lineage, family, race, stock, tribeWords Related to people blended family, nuclear family; extended family, household, kith; brood; descendant (also descendent), issue, offspring, progeny, scion, seed; clansman, kinsman, kinswoman, relative; dynastyNear Antonyms of people ancestry, birth, descent, extraction, origin, pedigree


people

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of people

  1. to supply with inhabitants a science-fiction novel about a mission to people Mars Synonyms of people colonize, settle, populateWords Related to people inhabit; move (to), relocate (to)Antonyms of people depopulate, unpeople



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